Employment Opportunities


Spring 2017

 

Preschool Enrichment Teacher Naturalist

Do you love teaching young children and have a passion for nature? Are you creative, energetic, engaging and genuinely interested in connecting young children to the natural world? PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration is looking for an outstanding candidate to teach programs in the Greater Boston area.

Responsibilities
Lead children in preschool Enrichments and weekly Child/Adult classes around the Greater Boston area. Lead children and parents in outdoor exploration using hands-on investigation, active movement and play, songs, games, stories and projects. This is a 20 hour a week, part-time position. There is potential for other teaching positions throughout the year. Compensation is $15/hour.

Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience with preschool aged children, primarily 2-6 year olds 
  • Experience in outdoor education and/or degree in the natural sciences a plus
  • Dependable, responsible, and organized
  • Fun-loving, creative, and engaging
  • College graduate
  • Must have a car

Deadline
Accepting applications until position is filled. 

Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to info@puddlestompers.com

 

 

Afterschool Teacher Naturalist

Do you love teaching young children and have a passion for nature? Are you creative, energetic, engaging and genuinely interested in connecting young children to the natural world? PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration is looking for an outstanding candidate to teach programs in the Greater Boston area.

Responsibilities
Lead children in outdoor exploration with hands-on investigation, active movement and play, songs, games, stories and projects. You would be primarily be teaching after school classes for K-2nd grade, which are held in the afternoon (typically for 1 hour) at local schools in areas such as Newton, Wellesley, Cambridge, Dedham, etc. This is a 20 hour a week, part-time position; the number of classes per week vary depending on the season. There is potential for other teaching positions throughout the year. Compensation is $15/hour.

Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience with 2-6 year olds and/or K-2nd graders
  • Experience in outdoor education and/or degree in the natural sciences a plus
  • Dependable, responsible, and organized
  • Fun-loving, creative, and engaging
  • College graduate
  • Must have a car

Deadline
Accepting applications until position is filled. 

Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to info@puddlestompers.com

 

 

Weekend/Birthday Party Teacher

Do you love teaching young children and have a passion for nature? Are you creative, energetic, engaging and genuinely interested in connecting young children to the natural world? PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration is looking for an outstanding candidate to teach birthday party programs in the Greater Boston area.

Responsibilities
Lead children in a 1 - 1.5 hour party that includes outdoor exploration, hands-on investigation, active movement and play, songs, games, stories and a project. This is a part-time weekend position; $60/party.

Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience with 2-8 year olds
  • Experience in outdoor education and/or degree in the natural sciences a plus
  • Dependable, responsible, and organized
  • Fun-loving, creative, and engaging

Deadline
Accepting applications until position is filled. 

Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to info@puddlestompers.com

 

 

Summer 2017

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Lead Teacher Naturalist

Are you creative, energetic, engaging and genuinely interested in connecting young children to the natural world? PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration is looking for an outstanding candidate to join our Summer 2017 staff. 

Responsibilities
Lead children in outdoor exploration with hands-on investigation, active movement and play, songs, games, stories and projects. This is a part-time position from 8:30am-1:00pm daily, with opportunities for extended day from 1:00-3:00pm. Compensation is $15/hour. 

This position requires a weekly commitment starting in June and ending in August. Our Summer 2017 camp season is June 5th - September 1st. There is potential for teaching opportunities during our April Vacation program (April 18th - 21st).

Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience with 2-6 year olds and/or K-2nd graders
  • Experience in outdoor education and/or degree in the natural sciences a plus
  • Dependable, responsible, and organized
  • Fun-loving, creative, and engaging
  • Ability to lead and supervise others
  • College graduate
  • Must have a car

Deadline
Accepting applications until April 10th, or until position is filled. 

Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to info@puddlestompers.com

 

 

Team Teacher Naturalist

Are you creative, energetic, engaging and genuinely interested in connecting young children to the natural world? PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration is looking for an outstanding candidate to join our Summer 2017 staff. 

Responsibilities
Lead children in outdoor exploration with hands-on investigation, active movement and play, songs, games, stories and projects. Provide support to the Lead Teacher naturalist and teach a group of 6-8 year olds on your own. This is a part-time position from 8:30am-1:00pm daily, with opportunities for extended day from 1:00-3:00pm. Compensation is $13/hour. 

This position requires a weekly commitment starting in June and ending in August. Our Summer 2017 camp season is June 5th - September 1st. There is potential for teaching opportunities during our April Vacation program (April 18th - 21st).

Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience with 2-6 year olds and/or K-2nd graders
  • Experience in outdoor education and/or degree in the natural sciences a plus
  • Dependable, responsible, and organized
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Currently in college, or a college graduate
  • Fun-loving, creative, and engaging

Deadline
Accepting applications until April 10th, or until position is filled. 

Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to info@puddlestompers.com

 

 

Assistant Teacher Naturalist

Are you creative, energetic, engaging and genuinely interested in connecting young children to the natural world? PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration is looking for an outstanding candidate to join our Summer 2017 staff. 

Responsibilities
Lead children in outdoor exploration with hands-on investigation, active movement and play, songs, games, stories and projects. Provide support to the Team and Lead Teacher naturalists. This is a part-time position from 8:30am-1:00pm daily, with opportunities for extended day from 1:00-3:00pm. Compensation is $11/hour. 

Summer positions have a flexible schedule based on registration, with weekly commitments from June - August. Our Summer 2017 camp season is June 5th - September 1st. There is potential for teaching opportunities during our April Vacation program (April 18th - 21st).

Qualifications

  • Prior experience with 2-6 year olds and/or K-2nd graders
  • Enjoyment of the outdoors
  • Dependable, responsible, and organized
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Fun-loving, creative, and engaging

Deadline
Accepting applications until April 10th, or until position is filled. 

Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to info@puddlestompers.com